Hip-hop artist Method Man and model Hailey Baldwin are to serve as hosts of TBS' rap-battle competition series "Drop the Mic."

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The show, from executive producers James Corden, Ben Winston and Jensen Karp, is scheduled to premiere on the cable network May 2.

"This is a one-of-a-kind entertainment opportunity," Michael Bloom, senior vice president of unscripted and special-event programming, said in a statement.

"'Drop the Mic' is a funny, authentic, high-energy series that brings together hip-hop, comedy and pop culture in a way we've never seen before. Method, Hailey, James, Ben and their team will make sure our celebrity competitors bring their 'A' game to the stage."

"Method Man and Hailey Baldwin are the perfect hosts for our show," added Winston.

"Two talented, funny, great people on a show that we hope will get everyone talking -- we can't wait to get started."